Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 408. Labor § 408.479

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Sec. 9.  (1) An employer shall maintain a record for each employee which indicates the employee's name, address, birth date, occupation or classification in which employed, total basic rate of pay, total hours worked in each pay period, total wages paid each pay period, a separate itemization of deductions and a listing or itemization of fringe benefits.  In the case of an employer who has a group of 10 or more employees who have identical fringe benefits, 1 central itemization or listing may be kept for each group, providing the record identifies what group they belong to.

(2) An employer shall furnish each employee at the time of payment of wages a statement of the hours worked by the employee, the gross wages paid, identification of the pay period for which payment is being made, a separate itemization of deductions, and for each hand harvester paid on a piece work basis furnish a statement of the total number of units harvested by the employee.

(3) An employer shall maintain the records required under this section for not less than 3 years.  Those records shall be open to inspection by the director of labor or an authorized representative of the director at any reasonable time.

(4) Employers need not maintain payroll records indicating the total hours worked by, or furnish wage statements of hours worked by:

(a) An employee employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity, including an employee employed in the capacity of academic administrative personnel or teacher in an elementary or secondary school, except that an employee of a retail or service establishment shall not be excluded from the definition of employee employed in a bona fide executive or administrative capacity because of the number of hours in the employee's workweek which the employee devotes to activities not directly or closely related to the performance of executive or administrative activities, if less than 40% of the employee's hours in the workweek are devoted to those activities.

(b) An individual who holds a public elective office.

(c) A political appointee of a person holding public elective office or a political appointee of a public body.

(5) The director of labor shall promulgate rules pursuant to Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, being sections 24.201 to 24.315 of the Michigan Compiled Laws , to define the terms used in subsection (4).

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